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Over 50 and Want to Start a Business? AARP, SBA Can Help

You do not have to be in your 20s or 30s to start a business, and this Saturday AARP California and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to... Read more »

Stakes High for Latinos in Battle Over Herbalife

California based nutrition-supplement giant Herbalife has been busily trying to shore up support from prominent Latinos, amid claims by some Latino groups and former... Read more »

Pelosi Says Republican Refusal to Extend Unemployment Benefits ‘Immoral’

The U.S. Senate earlier this month approved an extension of long-term unemployment benefits, but hopes were dashed that a deal could be reach before Congress’... Read more »

Contreras-Sweet Sworn In as SBA Secretary

A local businesswoman from Los Angeles was sworn in as the Secretary of the Small Business Administration Monday, making her one of just two Latinos in the Presidemt’s... Read more »

Walmart Opens Supercenter in South Gate

With an early morning ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday and thousands of dollars in donations to local youth programs, Walmart opened a new Supercenter in the southeast... Read more »

L.A. Overhauls Trash Pick-Up at Apartments, Businesses

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday approved a transformation in the way trash is picked up from businesses, apartments and condominiums, backing a franchise system... Read more »

Founder of L.A.’s ProAmerica Bank Confirmed as Head of SBA

The granddaughter of a migrant worker and founder of a Los Angeles bank was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday to head the Small Business Administration. Maria... Read more »

L.A. Doubles Up On Summer Youth Jobs

The city of Los Angeles will offer twice as many jobs to young people this summer, with a total of 10,000 openings, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday. The Walt... Read more »

City to Consider Sales Tax Hike to Raise $4.5B for Street Repairs

Los Angeles’ top budget adviser Tuesday recommended going to voters with a half-cent sales tax hike to pay for street and sidewalk repairs. The proposed tax hike... Read more »

Women Owned Businesses Survive Longer

Businesses with a woman at the helm have a greater change of long-term survival, according to Cornell University researchers. Female ownership is the often the key... Read more »

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